Scout Squad

The Scout Squad for FPL Gameweek 29

Hours after the completion of Gameweek 28, the Scout Squad panel have been quickly assembled to champion some Fantasy assets for our regular Scout Picks feature.

The 72 nominations listed below will be whittled down to a squad of 14 (with the starting XI not exceeding a total cost of £83.5m) ahead of the Gameweek 29 deadline at 11:30 GMT on Saturday.

Az, Peter, Joe and Neale (in for the unavailable Paul) expand on their notable selections and omissions in the article below.

 NealeJoeAzPeter
GKMathew RyanMathew RyanMathew RyanMathew Ryan
 David de Gea

Rui Patricio

Lukasz FabianskiRui Patricio
 Rui PatricioTom HeatonTom HeatonLukasz Fabianski
DFMatt DohertyDavid LuizMatt DohertyDavid Luiz
 David LuizMatt DohertyShane DuffyShane Duffy
 Shane DuffyLuke ShawLuke ShawMatt Doherty
 Andrew RobertsonShane DuffyDavid LuizLuke Shaw
 Issa DiopAndrew RobertsonBen Chilwell

Trent
Alexander-Arnold

MFRaheem SterlingRaheem SterlingRaheem SterlingPaul Pogba
 Paul PogbaPaul PogbaEden HazardEden Hazard
 Eden HazardEden HazardPaul PogbaRaheem Sterling
 Sadio ManeSadio ManeJames MaddisonSadio Mane
 Harvey BarnesJames MaddisonSadio ManeGerard Deulofeu
FWRaul JimenezSergio AgueroRaul JimenezHarry Kane
 Sergio AgueroRaul JimenezSergio AgueroSergio Aguero
 Gonzalo HiguainRomelu LukakuJamie VardyRaul Jimenez
 Marcus RashfordGonzalo HiguainGonzalo HiguainMarcus Rashford
 Ashley BarnesAshley BarnesHarry KaneAshley Barnes

Most popular picks: Mathew Ryan, Matt Doherty, David Luiz, Shane Duffy, Raheem Sterling, Paul Pogba, Eden Hazard, Sadio Mane, Sergio Aguero, Raul Jimenez (four), Rui Patricio, Luke Shaw, Gonzalo Higuain, Ashley Barnes (three).

Neale said…

Mine is a squad low on originality, save for one or two curveballs.

The triple-up on Chelsea is less an endorsement of the Blues’ abilities and more of a reflection of just how shambolic Fulham are. It could be argued that even Huddersfield Town are in better shape (points aside) than the Cottagers, with Jan Siewert at least having a coherent plan no matter how doomed the West Yorkshire club appear to be.

Claudio Ranieri lurches from one formation to the next, however, changing system and personnel on a weekly basis (as well as during games) and now incurring the wrath of the Fulham support. That he chose to experiment with a diamond formation in the six-pointer against Southampton underscored the fact that he still, three-and-a-half months on, has no idea what his best starting XI is.

Fulham have conceded two or more goals in every league match in 2019, so Eden Hazard, Gonzalo Higuain and David Luiz – who could exploit the Cottagers’ aerial weakness – are fairly predictable nominees.

Shane Duffy has already been on the scoresheet against Huddersfield once this season and no FPL defender has recorded as many efforts in the box over the last six Gameweeks, so there could be returns at both ends for the Brighton stopper given that the Terriers have not scored a single goal in their last four away matches.

Issa Diop is another towering centre-back who doesn’t have anywhere near the same impressive level of underlying attacking statistics as Duffy but Newcastle’s continued vulnerability at set plays (they conceded a joint-high seven in Gameweek 28 despite their clean sheet) bodes well for the 6’4″ defender, who found the net in West Ham’s last home match against Fulham.

I’ve gone with Harvey Barnes over James Maddison in midfield, meanwhile: I thought the young left-winger was excellent against Brighton on Tuesday, even though he can’t finish for toffee. Watford have conceded a joint-high 28 chances from their right flank over the last six Gameweeks and Leicester may well be unshackled following the departure of the pragmatic Claude Puel and appointment of Brendan Rodgers.

These budget buys could come in handy as we try to crowbar Hazard, Sergio Aguero, a Champions League-free Paul Pogba and a rested Raheem Sterling into the Scout Picks on Friday.

Joe said…

Gameweek 29 looks an ideal opportunity to turn to the Premier League’s big guns.

Chelsea’s premium stars look particularly primed for returns when they visit a Championship-bound Fulham side which has taken the term ‘whipping boys’ to levels of sadomasochism that would make even the Marquis of Sade blush.

With a record number of shots conceded and a mere two clean sheets this season, the Cottagers look set for another pummelling. Eden Hazard, Gonzalo Higuain and attack-minded centre-back David Luiz are the three Blues assets most likely to prosper. Their midweek victory over Spurs will give Maurizio Sarri’s side added confidence.

A trip to Bournemouth looks good for Manchester City’s pricey options. Including both Raheem Sterling and Sergio Aguero may be too much for our budget but I’d like to see at least one included against a Cherries outfit that has the third-worst record for conceding goal attempts at home this campaign. Sterling may well be the best option given his benching against West Ham in midweek.

Liverpool’s Sadio Mane and Andrew Robertson also deserve inclusion, against Everton, who have the league’s worst home defence in recent weeks. Over the last six home matches, no side has conceded more shots or close-range efforts than Marco Silva’s troops. Mane should get the nod over Mohamed Salah, given the Senegalese midfielder has scored six in as many league games, compared to three for the more expensive Egyptian over the same period.

After a midweek brace against Crystal Palace, Romelu Lukaku looks in fine form ahead of Southampton’s visit to Old Trafford. With Marcus Rashford still not fully fit, I think the Belgian will earn another start.

To afford such an array of expensive assets, savings will need to be made via budget options with strong promise.

James Maddison may only have five assists this season but with an impressive 21 chances created over his last four matches, more are likely to come for the £6.6m-priced Leicester midfielder. His side travel to Watford also buoyed by the managerial appointment of Brendan Rodgers, who while in charge of Liverpool produced one of the most attacking sides the Premier League has seen in recent years. The Hornets’ 5-0 drubbing at Anfield midweek shows how frail the Hertfordshire side can be in defence.

Burnley’s Ashley Barnes, with 16 shots and two goals in his last four home matches, is another value pick I’d like to see make the cut for Crystal Palace’s visit to Turf Moor.

So too, Brighton’s Shane Duffy or Mathew Ryan, who look set to earn a rare clean sheet when Huddersfield drop by. On the road this season the Terriers have mustered a league-low eight goals.

Az said…

It always feels like a bit of a treat when we have a long break and are then presented with three Gameweeks in quick succession and us FPL managers need to make sure we are keeping our fingers on the pulse when making the most of a good run of fixtures for certain sides (e.g. Leicester), form players (e.g. Aguero) and high-performing teams (e.g. Newcastle).

It feels like there are plenty of options out there at the moment, so maximising our points leading up to the final stretch of the season looks vital to achieving the ranks we want.

There are some good fixtures this week, which are reflected in my picks. Defence looks an excellent source of points, with attacking defenders having appealing fixtures which may create the perfect storm.

Matt Doherty versus Cardiff looks great, as does top-goalscoring defender Shane Duffy at home to Huddersfield. Luke Shaw finally registered some attacking returns against Crystal Palace after a great solo run, while David Luiz I imagine is a shoo-in for the Scout Squad due to his love of a free-kick and a direct pass. Rounding off my defenders is Ben Chilwell, who I prefer to the popular Ricardo Pereira due to what I believe to be better assist and bonus potential.

My midfield doesn’t offer up too many surprises, with only the omission of Mohamed Salah likely to raise some eyebrows – but with Sadio Mane in better form and costing four million less, it’s hard to justify the Egyptian’s inclusion.

Owners of Raheem Sterling, Paul Pogba and Eden Hazard will have a difficult decision to make with regards to the captaincy. The fact that Sterling was benched against West Ham tells me he’s very likely to start against Bournemouth, who have looked woeful in defence recently.

James Maddison will be looking to kick on from a decent, but not amazing, debut season: he’s creating the chances but can someone put them away? If Brendan Rodgers can have the impact that some people are expecting, it’s highly likely Maddison will become an option like he was at the start of the season.

Up front, I love the look of Raul Jimenez against Cardiff. The fixtures turn for Wolves after this one, so hoping he can deliver after a disappointing defeat against Huddersfield.

Sergio Aguero is in scintillating form and can’t be ignored, even if there are some concerns over his game-time after playing a lot of minutes over the last week. Gabriel Jesus and his injury may help his cause though.

Jamie Vardy and Gonzalo Higuain was a bit of a toss-up for the third spot, I like both this week for different reasons. Vardy’s pace seems set to be utilised by Rodgers as he looks to be the main man in the mini-revival but Higuain has Fulham and proved against Huddersfield a few weeks ago that he can score goals in the Premiership.

Finally, I’ve gone for “differential” Harry Kane, who loves a goal in a London derby – in fact, he is the record goalscorer in these types of matches (eight).

Peter said…

Most managers will by now be building towards the blanks but as medium-term targets will vary according to your chip strategy and as the Scout Squad is a one-week snapshot anyway, my selections are mainly myopic.

The fates have decreed that five of the bluntest strike forces each come up against opponents who have at least one defender who can cause problems in the other box and I’ve put some meat on the bone for my defensive selections this week.

Top of my list is David Luiz, who has created three big chances and taken on two big chances himself over the last six matches and who faces a Fulham side which has failed to find the net in half of their last six games.

Another defender with two big chances to his name recently is Matt Doherty, albeit that he hasn’t actually found the net in the league in 2019. Cardiff, though, have shipped goals (14 in fact) for fun in their last six and I’m keeping faith with the Irishman and indeed his Mexican teammate, Raul Jimenez.

Doherty is joined by his Republic of Ireland team-mate, Shane Duffy, who has hit the target four times in his last six matches from 12 attempts. Duffy faces the worst attack in recent weeks with the Terriers recording just two goals in six matches, despite a fine result against Wolves last time out.

My final two defensive picks are included for their assist potential, with Trent Alexander-Arnold’s triple haul against Watford reflective of his 12 key passes and two big chances created over the last six matches and Luke Shaw not far behind with ten key passes including two big chances (an argument could also be made for Ashley Young on the other flank). Liverpool take on an Everton side with six goals in as many games but half of those came when they clipped the Bluebirds’ wings. United host Southampton having been breached just once in the last four games.

Most of my midfield and attacking selections – including a double-up each of the Manchester clubs – hopefully, speak for themselves. I’ve gone for Sadio Mane over Mohamed Salah purely to save funds, rather than because of an animated patella – the underlying statistics are tight and personally, I wouldn’t advocate downgrading the Egyptian unless you too need some spare cash.

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  1. pressdpm
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    2FT's 1.9 spare
    Any ideas? All chips intact.

    Fabianski
    Bennett - Robertson - Kolasinac
    Salah - Son - F.Anderson - Pogba
    Rashford - Jiminez - Aguero

    Speroni - Digne - Wan Bissake - Biling

    1. zotter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      What chip strategy

      1. pressdpm
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Really not sure yet. Tempted to use these 2FT's to get a few blank players rather than use FH.

    2. BIG TONES
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Our teams are really similar and I'm losing Son & Anderson for Sterling and a BGW player (probably Brooks). Also have 2FT

      1. pressdpm
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Not gonna hang on to Anderson for one more week? Newcastle at home not a bad fixture.

        1. BIG TONES
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Not the easiest choice, but I've been holding through blanks vs Fulham, Palace, Wolves, Bournemouth, so time to cut loose. I would be getting Sterling in return who has huge upside in the next two.

          1. pressdpm
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 26 days ago

            Very true

        2. GreennRed
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Anderson's form is poor and The Toon aren't conceding many goals recently.

    3. zotter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Son Kola to Hazard Lascelles

      1. pressdpm
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Definitely keen on the first move. Kola is always good at popping up for an assist though...

    4. The 5% Team
        1 month, 26 days ago

        very similar team as mine, I'm doing Son > Sterling. But will probably have only 8 players in 31 mind.

        1. BIG TONES
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Same here, but can sort that out closer to the time. I'm not fussed with taking a hit or two tho mind you.

    5. STONEROSES
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Who do in get in to replace Aubamayang?

      A. Vardy

      B. Higuain

      C other?

      Thanks

      1. zotter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Who are other strikers? Also depends on rest of team for 31. Could argue Barnes or Rondón to fund mane or hazard

        1. n14mul
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 26 days ago

          I was doing higuain not sure now with ranieri gone

    6. dbeck
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 26 days ago

      G2g?

      Just done Auba and Tomkins to luiz and higuain as building to end a team in 31

      Fab
      Taa Robbo Doherty luiz
      Salah pogba sterling(c)
      Jimenez higuain Barnes

      Button JWP Lascelles puncheon

      1. zotter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Excellent moves. You just need one more 31 player. Ideally brooks for jwp

        1. dbeck
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Yeah was planning on Jimenez and pogba to vardy and Fraser

          1. zotter
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 26 days ago

            Puncheon is your problem. If he was starting you could keep those two

            1. dbeck
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 26 days ago

              Yeah I think he has lost his place. I was later to the pogba and Jimenez party so don’t have huge valued tied up.

              I am not sure i want wolves for the season run in as could be on the beach

              I know I’ll be tempted to do sterling to haz for a -4 come 31

    7. Champions united
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Sane to sterling
      Or
      Son to sterling

      1. zotter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Sane deffo. Could argue burn both

    8. FPLShaqiri
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Wolves fans: Does Jota start vs Cardiff? Been getting subbed off early recently and wondering whether he'll get dropped. Currently in my draft team

    9. Tvaara
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      How about this= Kola,salah,richa to taylor,sane,sterling for -4?

      1. zotter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Salah out NO. Sane in even worse

        1. Tvaara
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          damn,mane in not sane

      2. GreennRed
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Sane not so nailed on.

    10. SADIO SANÉ
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Chelsea DGW32 is extremely likely right? what has to happen for that not to be the case?

      1. zotter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Brighton have another 31 fixture to rearrange. That could go in 32. Makes more sense for Chelsea v Brighton in 32 tho

      2. Jᴀʀᴠish
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Why is it extremely likely? Could be 32, 35 or even another week if Chelsea go out of Europe in the next round.

        1. SADIO SANÉ
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          'twas a genuine question (because Brighton have another one to arrange)

          1. Jᴀʀᴠish
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 26 days ago

            Could have 3 Brighton games to rearrange!

            1. SADIO SANÉ
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 26 days ago

              it's all too much 😀

              1. Jᴀʀᴠish
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 26 days ago

                Just think of the excitement when they get a TGW and we all TC Glen Murray though 😀

    11. Ian Davis
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      A) Son/Aubameyang > Sterling/Rashford

      B) F Anderson/Aubameyang > Sterling/A Barnes

      C) Son/ F Anderson/Aubameyang > Sterling / Mane / A Barnes (-4)

      * will free hit in GW31

      1. zotter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Why do you want Barnes if fh31. A definitely then.

        1. Ian Davis
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Will just mean I can keep Son

    12. GW29 DS stats, Fixture and clean sheet odds
      G-Whizz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 26 days ago

      GW29 DS stats, fixtures and clean sheet odds

      Last week the DS leaders Manchester City (668DS) could only muster a 1-0 victory over West Ham. Arsenal (492DS) thrashed Bournemouth 5-1 and Liverpool (426DS) went one better as they beat Watford 5-0.
      A couple that were just under the radar was Wolves (294DS) who disappointingly for many lost 1-0 away to Huddersfield and Manchester United (269DS) beat Crystal Palace 3-1 away at Selhurst Park.

      ARS: -198
      BOU: -323
      BHA: 219
      BUR: -21
      CAR: -296
      CHE: 279
      CRY: 21
      EVE: -288
      FUL: -279
      HUD: -219
      LEI: -51
      LIV: 288
      MCY: 323
      MUN: 445
      NEW: -105
      SOU: -445
      TOT: 198
      WAT: 51
      WHU: 105
      WOL: 296
      (Doosra gives a more detailed explanation of these numbers here http://www.fantasyfootballscout.co.uk/comment/16458109)

      Only one fixture comes to the fore this week as the red half of Manchester (445DS) lead the way hosting Southampton. Just under the radar is Manchester City (323DS) who travel to the Vitality Stadium to take on Bournemouth.

      The ADR/ODR wasn't available at the time of posting. If it is something of interest for you, you may want to keep an eye here for when it's updated:
      https://twitter.com/PLScience

      GW29 fixture odds can be found here:
      http://prntscr.com/mrh3v7
      (Provided by Betbrain)

      GW28 clean sheets
      LIV: 49% ✅
      MCY: 48% ✅
      WOL: 47% ❌
      LEI: 41% ❌
      ARS: 39% ❌
      NEW: 39% ✅
      SOU: 37% ✅
      EVE: 36% ✅
      MNU: 29% ❌
      CHE: 28% ✅
      BUR: 26% ❌
      CDF: 25% ❌
      HUD: 25% ✅
      TOT: 25% ❌
      BRI: 24% ❌
      CRY: 24% ❌
      FUL: 22% ❌
      BOU: 12% ❌
      WAT: 10% ❌
      WHU: 7% ❌
      https://www.fantasyfootballscout.co.uk/comment/19927876

      GW29 clean sheet odds
      WOL: 48%
      BRI: 47%
      MCY: 46%
      MNU: 43%
      LIV: 41%
      CHE: 40%
      WHU: 33%
      CRY: 31%
      WAT: 31%
      BUR: 29%
      TOT: 29%
      LEI: 27%
      HUD: 25%
      NEW: 23%
      ARS: 19%
      CDF: 17%
      EVE: 16%
      FUL: 15%
      SOU: 14%
      BOU: 9%
      (Provided by Betbrain)

      GW28 saw the Mods & Cons top of the table finish as:

      1) Sutherns Comfort (M Sutherns) 1,785 (43)
      2) Not Salah La Land (D Munday) 1,734 (38)
      3) 10th Season Lucky (C. Atkinson) 1,729 (57) +1

      I've jumped up 4 places and into the top 10 after scoring 75 points 🙂
      https://fantasy.premierleague.com/a/leagues/standings/29077/classic

      Dreamteam current top three:

      1) The Elf Army (O. Brown) 1,866
      2) Baldlife Killerz (M. Mckitterick) 1,862
      3) Dilly Dilly FC (E. Rispin) 1,833

      https://www.dreamteamfc.com/g/#season/league-hub/2074655/table

      As always, good luck and have a great GW!

      G

      1. Right back Atsu
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Favourite post of the week. Hope you catch Marky Mark.

        1. G-Whizz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 26 days ago

          I'm just happy enough to be in the top 10, that was my secret goal at the end of the season 😆

          1. Right back Atsu
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 26 days ago

            Surprised Leicester have better clean sheet odds than Newcastle. I'm planning on starting Schar over Peirera.

      2. Rotation's Alter Ego
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Cheers G!

        Good run of scores for you, but please stay behind me 😉

        1. G-Whizz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 26 days ago

          No 😛

      3. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        What does the DS stand for?

        1. G-Whizz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Doosra Stat 🙂

          1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 26 days ago

            Simple as that eh. Cheers. 😀

        2. Fantasy Gold
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Nintendo

      4. shearer9
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Wolves seem to always be at or near the top of the clean sheet odds, yet always seem to concede one.

        1. Forza
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          They're consistently in the top 4 teams for shots in the box and big chances conceded all season. It's bizarre that Patricio hasn't been great so far.

      5. wulfranian
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        cheers

    13. n14mul
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Ranieri sacked!!

      I was all set to go auba > higuain but there is always a reaction after a sacking. Do i still go higuain or not??

      1. SADIO SANÉ
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        that could potentially be overthinking, their defenders are pretty bad

      2. MeatPieSausageRoll
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Their players aren’t capable of a reaction

        • GreennRed
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          No..He scored twice against the worst team in the league and scoreless in other 3 games. Maybe Vardy?

          1. Zilla
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 26 days ago

            City and Spurs are from the other 3 games, really harsh.

            1. GreennRed
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 26 days ago

              Not harsh, reality. A very experienced Argentine international, played for Milan, Napoli, Juventus and Real, all big clubs. He should surely improve but more than capable of scoring against any PL team and not just the poor ones.

          2. timmmuh
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 26 days ago

            And he hit the post yesterday ... just missed another goal

        • The Pesci challenge
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Do it we’re rubbish, we’ll ship at least 3

      3. Riggs
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Preparing for Blank GW 31/33:
          Auba out for:

          1) Higuain (and bring Maddison after that)

          2) Vardy (and Hazard in > Son out)

          1. GreennRed
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 26 days ago

            2. Maybe with Maddison.

        • pressdpm
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Anyone selling Aguero this week then?

          1. zotter
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 26 days ago

            Tempted for Kane. But I wont

          2. Bushman
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 26 days ago

            Why would you sell? Have I missed something?

          3. Fossit
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 26 days ago

            Only people who are overthinking

          4. jtreble
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 26 days ago

            Yup. I think Jesus will be FiT to play.

            1. jtreble
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 26 days ago

              Aguero > Higuain not very appealing though.

              1. GreennRed
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 26 days ago

                Keep the younger Argentine international.

                1. jtreble
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 26 days ago

                  :).

        • gaurava1216
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          29Auba and richarlison out
          29Higuain and Madison in for Free

          30 Pogba to Hazard

          31 Aguero to Vardy

          GW 31 team will then be: 11 playing
          Boruc XXX
          Luiz Diop VVD ( Balbuena) XXX
          Salah Mane Maddison Hazard Mcneil
          Vardy Higuain XXX

          Good to go?

        • FPLShaqiri
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Start which one:

          a) Mitrovic (CHE)
          b) Camarasa (wol)

          1. gaurava1216
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 26 days ago

            A

        • Do I Not Like Orange
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Surely Fulham will go for Big Sam this time? The only man who can plausibly save them, plus he was on breakfast TV banging on about the Celebrity Apprentice yesterday so he's clearly putting himself in the shop window.

          1. MeatPieSausageRoll
              1 month, 26 days ago

              Literally no-one can save them from here. Best off preparing for next season

            • Jᴀʀᴠish
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 26 days ago

              They are doomed. Might as well give it to someone with next season in mind.

              1. zotter
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 26 days ago

                Even Khan has admitted they’re doomed

                1. zotter
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  1 month, 26 days ago

                  In which case appointing Sam would be pointless

          2. MeatPieSausageRoll
              1 month, 26 days ago

              Seri was being chased but barcelona only 2 seasons ago

            • Ould Onion Bagger
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 26 days ago

              Bench 1

              A) Jota
              B) David Luiz
              C) Lacazette

              1. zotter
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 26 days ago

                Difficult. B if I’m pushed

              2. MeatPieSausageRoll
                  1 month, 26 days ago

                  A

              3. zotter
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 26 days ago

                Currently have the following blanks in 31. Made lots on Pogba and wolves players.

                Awb. Doherty. Jiminez. Aguero. Pogba

                Thinking Awb Aguero depart. Cheap someone and vardy in by 31?

                1. Dakes.
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 26 days ago

                  Yeah I reckon those two

                2. The 5% Team
                    1 month, 26 days ago

                    seem like good moves. I assume you gonna FH32?

                  • timmmuh
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 26 days ago

                    I was in a similar position and did AWB/AUBA to Higuain and TAA. Pretty satisfied with that.

                3. Dakes.
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 26 days ago

                  Screw it. Looking like
                  Auba Son —> Higuain Sterling(c)

                  Reluctant to lose Son as he may do well vs ARS sou, but no City is killin me and may well continue doing so with bou WAT. Choosing to do Son to Sterling over Rashford to Aguero.

                  Thoughts on it? 🙂

                  Fabianski (Boruc)
                  Robertson Doherty Pereira (AWB Bednarek)
                  Salah *Sterling(c)* Pogba Anderson (Camarasa)
                  *Higuain* Jimenez Rashford

                  1. zotter
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 9 Years
                    1 month, 26 days ago

                    Makes sense

                    1. Dakes.
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 26 days ago

                      Cheers lad.

                      Have the following for the BGWs as of now if I do those moves:

                      Fabianski/Boruc, Roberson, Pereira, Salah, Anderson, Higuain.

                      Would probably look at getting in either TAA/VVD or Mane, a BOU attacker (Fraser/Brooks/Wilson/King), maybe a Toon defender/CHE and call it a day

                  2. The Baby-faced Assassin
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 26 days ago

                    I'm doing the exact same moves!

                    1. Dakes.
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 26 days ago

                      (Hopefully) great minds! 🙂

                      As I said, reluctant to lose Son as I really do rate him but feels necessary with the form and fixtures probably swinging it Sterling’s way

                      Touch wood he doesn’t, but watch son haul now and city draw 0-0 lol

                4. jaywills
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 26 days ago

                  What would you do chaps. 2FT:

                  A) Sane and Digne out - Sterling and Bedenerak In
                  B) Rashford, Sane, Digne out - Aguero, Hayden, Luiz in (-4)
                  C) Rashford, Sane, Digne out - Aguero, Maddison, Diop in (-4)

                  Thanks!

                  1. Right back Atsu
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 26 days ago

                    Not keen on any unless you are free hitting gw31.

                    1. jaywills
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 26 days ago

                      I am free hitting in gw31

                      1. Kiwivillan
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 4 Years
                        1 month, 26 days ago

                        How will 33 look?

                  2. Dakes.
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 26 days ago

                    B if any.

                5. Atimis
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 26 days ago

                  I want to do Son to Hazard, would you also bring TAA (Or other Pool def) for a hit and play him over Pereira this week?

                  1. Keep Calm and Play On
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 26 days ago

                    who would TAA come in for?

                    1. Atimis
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 26 days ago

                      WB to TAA and bench Pereira this week

                      1. Keep Calm and Play On
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 3 Years
                        1 month, 26 days ago

                        haven't seen if WB is confirmed out but if he is than should cover your -4 and set you up for 31/33 well if that's your strategy. However if you won't be priced out I may play Periera this week.

                        1. Atimis
                          • 2 Years
                          1 month, 26 days ago

                          Thanks 😉

                6. Saint Steve-O (@EliteFPL)
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 26 days ago

                  If you'd like to join us live at 7 previewing GW29 then somply head to youtube.com/elitefplpodcast

                  Cheers for support

                7. Benditlike
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 26 days ago

                  Good plan?

                  GW 29: Son > Mane
                  GW 30: Kola > Chilwell
                  GW 31: Aguero & Jota > King & Hazard

                  GW team
                  Fab
                  TAA, Digne, Chilwell
                  Salah, Mane, Hazard, Anderson
                  King

                8. Miguel Sanchez
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 26 days ago

                  Is Brendan in charge of the Leicester Watford game on Sunday?

                  1. The Pesci challenge
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 26 days ago

                    Yep

                9. Tolly101
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  1 month, 26 days ago

                  prepping for GW31/GW33, who to bring in and who to make way? (apart from obvious bench fodder). who to hold during blanks? WC already used...team for GW29:
                  Patricio (Button)
                  Robbo Periera Doherty (AWB, Bednarek)
                  Salah,Pogba(c)Mane,Maddison(HudOdoi)
                  Aguero(v), Jimenez, Rondon

                  1FT £3.8m ITB

                  Pogba(c) over aguero this week?

                10. Right back Atsu
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 26 days ago

                  Delighted that highly decorated thug Ramos has been given a 2 match ban after his deliberate yellow last CL game.

                  1. MeatPieSausageRoll
                      1 month, 26 days ago

                      I don’t mind as long as they’re consistent with it and it’s not just us being made an example of

                    • Keep Calm and Play On
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 26 days ago

                      a man I love to hate

                      1. MeatPieSausageRoll
                          1 month, 26 days ago

                          He’s a bad man alright. But he’s our bad man

                      2. Tcheco
                        • 1 Year
                        1 month, 26 days ago

                        Agreed. He's still a legend of the game though

                    • FOMFF
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 26 days ago

                      Who to start - Maddison or Rondon?

                      1. Tcheco
                        • 1 Year
                        1 month, 26 days ago

                        Maddison

                    • Tcheco
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 26 days ago

                      Start Anderson or Rondon?

                      1. Dakes.
                        • 2 Years
                        1 month, 26 days ago

                        Fanny

                    • Champions united
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 26 days ago

                      Sterling or kun

                      1. GE
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 2 Years
                        1 month, 26 days ago

                        Kun

                    • Eytexi
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      1 month, 26 days ago

                      Best Burnley defender?

                      1. GE
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 2 Years
                        1 month, 26 days ago

                        Tarkowski